Media Coverage Summary – April 8, 2016

April 8, 2016


The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, April 1.


Bismarck State College
Fall Priority Registration for current BSC students is open
BSC ArtsQuest underway with concert and sculptor Steve Lillegard
BSC receives national nursing accreditation
Choral concert set for April 15 at BSC

Dakota College at Bottineau
Kotchman to receive conservation award

Dickinson State University
DSU to hold retention summit April 6

Lake Region State College
Nursing receives national accreditation

Mayville State University
LRSC Associate Degree nursing program granted initial national five-year accreditation
Multicultural activities headlined by Andinacion concert
Twelfth annual “Tables du Jour” event is April 23

Minot State University
Minot State getting $1M from state higher education fund
Hearing System for MSU
NSSLHA Speech Conference
Minot State Broadcast Students Nominated for Award
Pause for Paws

North Dakota State College of Science
‘I was on the floor, almost in tears I’m laughing so hard!’
Skilled Worker shortage costs Equipment Industry Billions each Year
NDSCS gears up for infrastructure improvement

North Dakota State University
Not just a floating brain: NDSU lab studies human body’s impact on visual perception
Three courses, 800 calories: NDSU student-run restaurant serves up healthful cuisine
World Famous Olympian, Billy Mills spoke with NDSU students on how to overcome trials
NSF grants prestigious fellowships to NDSU students
Associate dean of nursing receives statewide award
NDSU student research project receives VentureWell grant
Gerontology nursing conference set for April 8
Kids Become Doctors at NDSU’s “Great Health Care Adventure”
Nursing student receives statewide recognition with Rising Star Award
Student researcher pursues environmentally friendly paint

University of North Dakota
UND advances to title game with final-minute goal
UND graduates work at Frozen 4
UND students take part in North Dakota Intercollegiate Band event in Jamestown
Building Better Brains Symposium to be held April 11–12
Geiger elected president of Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology
Launch of Indigenous News Network
Public invited to attend Frank Low Research Day

Valley City State University
VCSU Scholarship Auction set for April 15

Williston State College
Solo Exhibition for WSC Art Instructor
Two WSC Students Receive Hess Petroleum Production Summer Internships

North Dakota University System
Commencement dates announced
Challenge Grants awarded
Launches Cloud-Based Strategic Planning Solution to Improve Institutional Effectiveness for State’s 11 Campuses